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2009 Videochronic: Video Activism and Video Distribution in Indonesia
by KUNCI Cultural Studies Center and EngageMedia
This publication is the result of a collaborative research project charting how activists are engaging with video technologies in Indonesia, addressing some of the issues of technology-mediated social movements, and exploring the potential and limitations of online video distribution.
download pdfs here
This research and publication was supported through a grant from the Ford Foundation.

2008 gang re:Publik indonesia-australia creative adventures
Edited by Alexandra Crosby, Rebecca Conroy, Suzan Piper, Jan Cornall
This brand new anthology of creative exchange from Indonesia and Australia was launched in November 2008. With 200 pages of previously unpublished essays, stories, conversations and illustrations from over 40 fabulous contributors, the book has been a huge success.
This project was funded in part by Arts NSW and the City of Sydney.

2007 Sisa: re-use, collaborations and cultural activism from Indonesia
6 November - 7 December, UTS Gallery
curated by Alexandra Crosby
download press release here.
download exhibition catalogue here.
This project was funded in part by the City of Sydney.

2005-2009 Gang Festival
Gang Festival and creative exchange is a courageous artist-led initiative celebrating the deep links between Indonesian and Australian community arts. It is directed by Alexandra Crosby and Rebecca Conroy.
This project was funded by the Australia Council for the Arts, Arts NSW, the City of Sydney, the Australia Indonesia Institute, and NAVA.

2006 International Festival of Performing Arts, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
As part of the Australian Youth Ambassador for Development program, Alexandra directed publicity and programming for the festival in collaboration with her Indonesian colleagues.

2006-2008 Festival Mata Air
Alexandra has had various roles as a committee member of Tanam Untuk Kehidupan to produce Festival Mata Air. These include public relations, publicity design, budgeting, and artistic direction.

2006 NOISE Indonesia
In collaboration with James Hancock, Alexandra researched, curated and designed an online showcase of 25 Indonesian artists under 25 years old, commissioned by NOISE.net

2004 Beyond the Factory Walls
Beyond the Factory Walls is a digital video production and multimedia theatre collaboration between an Australian community television group, Actively Radical Television (ARTV) from Sydney and a Jakarta based Factory Workers' theatre company, Teater Buruh Indonesia (TBI - Indonesian Workers Theatre).
Beyond the Factory Walls was supported by the Community Cultural Development Board of the Australia Council.

2003 anakseribupulau
anakseribupulau is a community of activists spread across Indonesia and Australia working against the destruction of natural environments. This site began as part of Alexandra's Honors project for the Visual Communications and International Studies program at UTS. It was the visual application of the research dissertation Fragments of Movements.

Gang Festival opening (2006),
Sisa (2007), Festival Mata Air (2006), Beyond The Factory Walls (2004)